Friday, March 19, 2010
Tennessee Guitar Festival at MTSU – March 21-25, 2010
All events free and open to the public.
The Tennessee Guitar Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the state, will present five consecutive nights of guitar concerts by some of America’s finest guitar virtuosos.
Sun., March 21, 8:00 pm – Concert: William Yelverton, Roger Hudson
Mon., March 22, 1:40 – 3:40 pm – Masterclass: Enric Madriguera (SFA 117)
Mon., March 22, 8:00 pm – Concert: Enric Madriguera, Duo Guitiano
Tues., March 23, 8:00 pm – Concert: John Knowles, Nicholas Ciraldo
Wed., March 24, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – Masterclass: Nicholas Ciraldo (Hinton Hall)
Wed., March 24, 8:00 pm – Concert: Jason Vieaux
Thurs., March 25, 2:00pm - 4:00 pm - Masterclass: JasonVieaux (SFA 207)
Thurs., March 25, 8:00 pm – Concert: Silviu Ciulei, Tequila Flamenco Group
All concerts are in the Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building
Faulkinbery Drive, MTSU Campus
MTSU guitar student Otto Stoy has won FIRST PRIZE in the 32th annual Beethoven Club Young Artist Guitar Competition in Memphis on Saturday, March 6. Also, MTSU guitar students BJ Golden and John Hollandsworth were awarded SECOND and THIRD prizes respectively. Each received a cash award. Congratulations to Otto, BJ and John. This is the forth time MTSU students have swept all of the guitar awards in this annual competition.
Founded in 1888, The Beethoven Club is one of America's oldest private music clubs and sponsors an annual Young Artist Competition for Strings, Guitar, Piano, Voice, Woodwinds and Brass.